Where to stay around Vancouver Island?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 2,113 holiday lettings near Vancouver Island. From 946 Houses to 622 Flats, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Vancouver Island is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Vancouver Island?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Vancouver Island. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • United States: 490,156 holiday homes
  • Victoria: 991 holiday homes
  • Tofino: 143 holiday homes
  • Washington: 8,943 holiday homes
  • Canadian Rockies: 10,645 holiday homes

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Vancouver Island! Please use our search bar to access the selection of self catering accommodations available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Vancouver Island?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Vancouver Island with the largest selection of holiday lettings for a perfect city break:

  • Victoria: 991 holiday lettings
  • Tofino: 143 holiday lettings
  • Ucluelet: 110 holiday lettings
  • Nanaimo: 175 holiday lettings
  • Campbell River: 57 holiday lettings

For other cities, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday homes available.

Can I find easy access holiday homes when travelling by plane to Vancouver Island?

Yes of course. Our owners offer a large selection of self catering accommodations near to airports. Airports with a large selection of self catering accommodations in Vancouver Island are:

  • Texada Gillies Bay Airport (YGB): 96 self catering accommodations
  • Nanaimo Airport (YCD): 203 self catering accommodations
  • Saturna Island, BC (YAJ-Lyall Harbour Seaplane Base): 290 self catering accommodations

For other airports, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near in Vancouver Island?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday lettings near great places to visit in Vancouver Island. From HomeAway travellers, the top popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • The Old School House Arts Centre: 265 holiday rentals
  • Craigdarroch Castle: 958 holiday rentals
  • Havenwood Park: 1,007 holiday rentals
  • Crown Isle Resort and Golf Community: 151 holiday rentals
  • Long Harbour Ferry Terminal: 356 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Vancouver Island listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday accommodations.

Take in the waterfront beauty of Vancouver Island

Enjoy the museums and other features of Vancouver Island. Travellers to this walkable city praise the gardens, local tours and sightseeing. Butchart Gardens and Fisgard Lighthouse are just a couple of the must-see attractions. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities and attractions in and around Vancouver Island

Are you hoping to discover attractions to visit while you're in the area? Travellers enjoy fun activities like whale watching and hiking. Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Vancouver Island a one-of-a-kind holiday spot. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Nimpkish Park (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Gold Muchalat Provincial Park (20.1 mi / 32.3 km)
  • Upana Caves (22.7 mi / 36.5 km)
  • Mount Washington Alpine Resort (23.6 mi / 38 km)

Exploring the gardens and other natural features in Vancouver Island

Whether you're an active traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Vancouver Island is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most eye-catching sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Strathcona Provincial Park (6.5 mi / 10.5 km)
  • Nimpkish Park (14.2 mi / 22.8 km)
  • Della Falls (17.9 mi / 28.8 km)
  • Gold Muchalat Provincial Park (20.1 mi / 32.3 km)
  • Hot Springs Cove (28.1 mi / 45.2 km)
  • Clayoquot Sound (29.6 mi / 47.6 km)